A former Assistant District Attorney illegally hid evidence that conflicted with the office’s prosecution of a man accused of murder and retaliated against the prosecutor who found it, according to Oct. 3 testimony from former Riverside County Deputy DA Christopher Ross.
Ross took the stand as a witness in his 8-year-old case against Riverside County and the District Attorney’s office.
He claims the office effectively fired him in retaliation for finding evidence they were prosecuting the wrong man, and for requesting medical accommodations.
The trial is expected to continue until mid-December.
“I gave my life to that office for nine years. I picked up cases that